Grimes, Hawkins remember wonderful life

Cody Yocom, alumni

December 24, 2011

Filed under A&E, Top Stories

It’s a time of joy and happy feelings. Loving and generosity take over our hearts. Caring and sharing are on the minds of one and all and the little ones have faces of smiles. It is also a time when we watch movies that fill...

Palmer: Thinking of Christmas

Linlee Palmer, staff writer

December 15, 2011

Filed under Opinions

  It was my sixth grade year, Christmas Eve morning and I was making my way home from a ski trip with one of my good friends and her family.  The morning sunrise was trying to peak behind a cloud whenever the snow started...

Sauer: Christmas means spending time with God’s blessings

Jorie Sauer, staff writer

December 15, 2011

Filed under Opinions

  Christmas has always been special to me, but what I learned, what feels like many years ago, has made it extra special every since.   As a child, I was always so excited for Christmas. Getting to wake up that morning to...

Gould: the greatest gift of all

Madison Gould, staff writer

December 15, 2011

Filed under Opinions

  When I was younger Christmas was all about getting the presents.  It wasn’t until I was 8 years old that Christmas gained a new meaning to me.   The church I attended always held a special ceremony on Christmas Eve. ...

Callison teaches creative process to student artists

Sophia Heard, staff writer

December 15, 2011

Filed under Features

 Kari Callison teaches seven periods of art to students at high school. Students enjoy art period for many reasons. For some, art class allows them a chance to escape from their hectic work schedule. Others are sometimes placed...

Editorial: Don’t text while driving

December 15, 2011

Filed under Opinions

            Whether it’s just an “almost there,” “okay,” or “hey,” texting and using phones are common all the time everyday things. All over the world people, especially younger adults, text. Nothing is...

Football, volleyball players win district, state awards

Niki Self & Courtney Hudgins, staff writers

December 14, 2011

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Football lost to New Boston in the Bi-district championship game.  They finished the season with a record of 8-3 and had several players win state and district awards.   Although, the Lady Jacket volleyball team lost in the...

Students assist Caring and Sharing

Winter Wilson, staff writer

December 14, 2011

Filed under Top Stories

   The senior class won an extra 20 minutes for lunch Wednesday because they collected the most amounts of cans for the can food drive. The school collected 1761 cans. Seniors collected 895cans, juniors had 396 cans, sophomores...

El Hallaoui: Remembering Christmas 2003

Harry El Hallaoui, staff writer

December 14, 2011

Filed under Opinions

  Christmas memories. Two favorite words this time of year. My favorite Christmas memory isn’t receiving something or giving a gift, but spending time with the people I love—my family.    As I rushed into my mom’s...

UIL teams practice for district meet March 23

Brittney Johnson, staff writer

December 13, 2011

Filed under Top Stories

  The University Interscholastic League teams will meet at the district meet on March 23 at Texas A&M Commerce.   Getting involved is easy. Any student may participate.     If a student excels in a subject, get...

Restaurant Hours in Mineola

Taylor Goodson, staff writer

December 13, 2011

Filed under Features

Dairy Queen- Hours: Phone Number: 903-569-5454. East Texas Burger Company- Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Phone Number: 903-569-3140. Kitchens- Hours: Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-2...